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Dryden Police lay first charge under the new Cannabis Act
A 62-year-old male has been charged with Having Care and Control of a Vehicle with Cannabis Readily Available after being stopped at a R.I.D.E. Check Program on the evening of November 22, 2018. The driver faces a provincial offence fine in the amount of $215 dollars. Subsequent roadside testing indicated the driver was not impaired.
Youth Faces Impaired Charges
On November 24, 2018, Dryden Police attended a single motor vehicle collision that occurred on Gordon Road where a car went off the road into the ditch. The 17-year-old driver has subsequently been charged with Having Care and Control of a Motor Vehicle and Drive with Over 80 milligrams of alcohol.
The accused faces further provincial offences charges; Have care and control of a vehicle with Cannabis readily available – Cannabis Control Act; Person Under 19 possess cannabis – Cannabis Control Act; Drive a motor vehicle with open container of liquor – Liquor License Act.